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South Devon Branch reports: 2020-21

In September 2019 fifteen lucky members of the Branch visited the Port of Teignmouth. For our first talk of the season John Allan, DA’s president, gave us an excellent summary – with many fascinating...

Bideford Branch report: 2021

By mid 2020 and without live meetings, it was absolutely imperative that urgent efforts to continue activities for Branch members should be made. After getting the ‘nuts and bolts together,’ the Autumn-Winter season kicked...

Exeter Branch Report: 2021

Our Covid-curtailed programme began in March when Dr Sue Andrew gave a superb online talk on the enigmatic motif of three hares, which can be seen carved into oak bosses in 15th century Devon...

Regarding COVID-19 (updated November 2021)

3 November 2021 Latest Statement on pandemic precautions The DA monitors advice on the SARS-CoV2 pandemic from a range of local, regional and national organisations. Our current guidelines for Branches and Sections are as...

Annual Conference, Bideford 2022

We plan to hold our 2022 Annual Conference and AGM at the Royal Hotel in Bideford from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th of September. Further details will appear here as they become available.

President’s Symposium, May 2022

The subject of our postponed 2021 Symposium, to be held on 14 May 2022, will be Devon in 2050 It will be hosted by our 2021-22 President, Dr Robin Wootton and held at Petroc...